164. Nakhshon — Tadorne
Departed Formia, Italy 14 Apr 1948, arrived 26 Apr 1948
ex-Tadorne, ex-La Savoie, built 1906, 402 gross tons, trawler
Engine trouble on first departure and immigrants transferred to Yehiam (No. 161). Picked up new passengers after repairs. 331 men, 177 women, 45 children. Severe resistance to British, many injured. Captured by the sloop Pelican off Haifa.
Name: a kibbutz in northern Israel.
Photograph source: Jack Lennard USHMM